10 Fall Cocktails to Keep You Cozy

Fall cocktails and Seasonal Favorites

When the weather begins to cool and the leaves start to turn, fall is just around the corner. Lucky for us, fall cocktails are some of the best of the year. Curl up with these fantastic fall cocktails to keep you warm all season.

Classic whiskey drinks are here to warm you up on those chilly evenings, and warm, decadent favorites like the Hot Buttered Rum and Tom and Jerry will keep you company by the fireside all autumn (and winter) long.

We’ve even thrown in a few favorites contributed by Bevvy users and from our very own Cocktail Lab to mix it up.

So join us as we kick back, throw on the kettle, and raise a glass to the coming season. It’s going to be a cozy one.

  • Espresso, Benedictine, Maraschino liqueur, Orange coffee bitters
    The Black Forest cocktail features chilled espresso to give you an extra kick and help out with those particularly groggy mornings. There are several different recipes for this drink, but this one comes from the original, 1947 edition of the Angostura Professional Mixing Guide.
  • Whiskey, honey, lemon, cloves, hot water
    Some call the Hot Toddy a cure for the common cold, some call it a sleep aid for fussy kids (over the age of 21, of course), and some call it the perfect solution to a chilly winter's eve. No matter what you decide to do with it, the Hot Toddy is a delicious, cozy classic that works like Sleepytime tea for grown-ups.
  • Egg, Powdered sugar, Allspice, Cinnamon, Cloves, Brandy, Dark rum, Coffee, Nutmeg
    The Tom and Jerry is a warm, winter drink that is a variation of the classic egg nog. It's warmth and spice produce the perfect companion to warm your spirit during the cold winter months. Make it in larger batches to satisfy large groups for a traditional holiday gathering.
  • Drambuie, hot cider
    The Drambuie Cider is a warm, delicious cocktail for the fall and winter months. The honey and spices in the Drambuie blend beautifully with apple and a cinnamon stick, and it couldn't be easier to make.
  • Dark rum, sugar, butter, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, water or apple cider
    There are few cocktails that taste better on a chilly fall or winter evening than Hot Buttered Rum. Featuring a delicious, spiced buttery batter, dark rum, and hot water or apple cider (we prefer the cider, because why skimp out?), variations on this Hot Buttered Rum recipe date all the way back to the colonial Americas. If it was enough to keep the pilgrims…
  • Rye, Sweet Vermouth, Angostura Bitters
    The Manhattan cocktail is simple, elegant, and overflowing with class—the perfect drink to round out a long day at the office or enjoy under candlelight with a loved one. You should always use rye whiskey (some Canadian whiskies with a high percentage of rye will do in a pinch), and we recommend a quality sweet vermouth like Noilly Prat Rouge, Carpano Antica…
  • Rye whiskey, cognac, Benedictine, Peychaud's bitters, Angostura bitters, sweet vermouth
    The Vieux Carré is a classic New Orleans cocktail that was named after the city's French Quarter. It is a staple of the famous Hotel Monteleone's Carousel Bar, a place known for its long list of famous literary guests, such as William Faulkner and Truman Capote. Each of the ingredients in a Vieux Carré helps deepen the cocktails rich, amber color that is fla…
  • brandy, crème de cacao, cream, nutmeg
    The Brandy Alexander is a rich and creamy cocktail that is brandy-based and with a spirit-forward flavor. It is a variation on the Alexander cocktail by using brandy instead of gin.
  • Bourbon, Sloe Gin, Crème de Cassis, Mint, Blackberries, Superfine Sugar
    Created by Reddit user timboevbo, we came across this recipe while, uh, “working.” Sloe gin, crème de cassis, and fresh blackberries present a fruity profile without sweetening the classic Mint Julep up too much, making this one of our favorite variations.
  • Grand Marnier, Sloe Gin, Cherry
    A rich, warming drink for the end of the night

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